Facilities

1. The University Library

Glasgow University Library is a rich resource for the University, for the local community and for the many visitors who are welcomed every year. Students who are taking credit-bearing courses will be able to gain entry and borrow books using their student ID cards. Please note that different courses will allow differing rights of access; details of borrowing entitlement will be given when students join the library.

The University Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QE.
Tel: 0141-330 6704 or Fax: 0141-330 4952.
e-mail: library@lib.gla.ac.uk or see web page: www.lib.gla.ac.uk.

2. John Smith's Bookshop

John Smith's Bookshop at the University of Glasgow are stockists of the recommended textbooks for Short Courses customers.

Visit the shop on Level 1 of the Fraser Building, University Avenue, telephone 0141 342 5986, email gu@johnsmith.co.uk or order online at www.johnsmith.co.uk/gla

All Short Courses students receive a 10% discount on required course textbooks in store. Short Courses ID card or course confirmation letter required for discount.

3. Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation aim to get as many students as possible enjoying quality sport and exercise and make it part of their lifestyle while at University.

There are different categories of access for Short Courses students to join Sport and Recreation. For more information go to www.glasgow.ac.uk/sport call: 0141 330 4540 or e-mail: sport@gla.ac.uk.

4. IT Services

The University offers a wide range of computing facilities, including web-based e-mail and internet access to all students undertaking accredited courses. For further information on the IT facilities, please visit http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/it/

5. The Language Centre Library

The Language Centre Library is located in spacious premises on the ground floor of the Hetherington Building in Bute Gardens.

Students looking for further information about the library should make contact in person or by e-mail: lc-librarian@arts.gla.ac.uk. The Language Centre Library, University of Glasgow, Hetherington Building, Bute Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RS.

6.  How to get to the St. Andrew's Building

If you are arriving by car, please be aware that parking is metered in the streets around the University, including the St Andrew's Building. Blue badge holders should see the note below. There are bus stops (bus numbers 44 and 44A) just outside the St Andrew's Building, on Woodlands Road and Eldon Street. Alternatively, it is only a short walk from the nearest bus stops on Great Western Road. Kelvinbridge Underground Station on Great Western Road is a five minute walk away. The following link will allow you access to a map of the University campus:

http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_1887_en.pdf

7. Parking for blue badge holders

Please note that there are designated parking bays available in the small car park at the front of the St. Andrew's Building, available on a first come, first served basis. For further information please visit the parking web link

8. St. Andrew's Building cafe

There are vending machines and seating areas available day and evening as well as many local cafes available to serve evening students.